The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1862

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p.2 a boat overturns while en route from Grenadier Island to Chippewa on American side of St. Lawrence River - 3 drowned. (2 articles)

-Police Court - sailor on board schooner British Queen charged with assaulting captain.

-ad - Regatta for Sail Boats of 20' Keel and Under - to be held on 10th.

p.3 K.C. & M. - Accident On the Lake - prop. St. Lawrence ashore at Salt Point, Presqu'Isle; steamer Huron while giving assistance pulled one of her sides away, 2 government tugs from Garden Island leave to assist.

-Another Accident - brig New York sprang mast while carrying 50-60 horses to Oswego.

-a large floating elevator en route to New York from Oswego stops at Kingston, had been a dredge.

-Imports - 6.

-steam tug Union exploded boiler at Chicago - 3 killed.

-prop Vermont of Northern Transportation Co. is supposed to have foundered below Fort Niagara.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1862